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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 88° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.27 meters/second, 1660.6 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.81 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.8"4.68 miWest0° 22' 47.4"26.10 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 40° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.77 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.9"945.87 miWest0° 03' 44.7"4.29 miSouth945.71 mi
24 hours13° 56' 48.1"914.58 miEast0° 55' 45.1"63.91 miSouth914.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaTue 12:40 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoTue 12:40 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 12:40 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliTue 12:40 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 11:40 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 12:40 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinTue 12:40 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNortheast NE

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